How to sleep: Four methods to have better quality sleep
AT THE end of a long day, sleep beckons. Sometimes though, no matter how tired one is, sleep just isn't possible. There are four methods that can be tried to improve how much and how well you get those forty winks. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

OTC Cannabidiol Products Tied to Improved Pain, Sleep, Anxiety OTC Cannabidiol Products Tied to Improved Pain, Sleep, Anxiety
Over-the-counter cannabidiol products appear to improve pain, sleep, and anxiety disorders, preliminary research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 24, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Study: Family ties, sleep, activity aided youth mental health during pandemic
Supportive relationships with family and friends and healthy physical activity and sleep prevented adolescents and teens from developing mental health problems during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Social connectedness, sleep, and physical activity associated with better mental health among youth during the COVID-19 pandemic
NIH-supported study also found girls were at higher risk for stress, anxiety, and depression than boys. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 24, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Geographical variations in the association between bullying victimization and sleep loss among adolescents: a population-based study of 91 countries - Hasan MM, Fatima Y, Smith SS, Tariqujjaman M, Jatrana S, Mamun AA.
OBJECTIVE: To examine geographical variations in the association between bullying victimization and sleep loss over worry among adolescents. METHODS: We used data from the Global School-based Student Health Survey conducted between 2003 and 2017 in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 24, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Automated sleep apnea detection using optimal duration-frequency concentrated wavelet-based features of pulse oximetry signals - Sharma M, Kumbhani D, Yadav A, Acharya UR.
Sleep apnea is a potential sleep disorder, which deteriorates the quality of sleep. It is characterized by the obstruction in nasal airflow, which results in a low concentration of oxygen in the blood. Though polysomnography (PSG) is considered as a gold s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 24, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: How the condition may appear in your sleeping habits
NON-alcoholic fatty liver disease is a group of conditions caused by high levels of fat in the liver. Experiencing unusual sleep disturbances may indicate an unhealthy liver. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Social connectedness, sleep, and physical activity associated with better mental health among youth during the COVID-19 pandemic
NIH-supported study also found girls were at higher risk for stress, anxiety, and depression than boys (Source: NIDA News)
Source: NIDA News - January 24, 2022 Category: Addiction Tags: ABCD, ABCD, Children & Teens, News Release, COVID, Mental Health, NIDAMED News, Teens Source Type: news

Can't sleep? The six reasons why cuddling will help you drift off
SLEEP is an essential bodily function that allows your body and mind to recharge and heal. If you're struggling to sleep, there's one cosy habit that could help. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Young people are at breaking point - early support is vital to protect our children
SLEEP-deprived children suffering panic attacks, teenagers self-harming and pupils refusing to return to school. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to sleep: The 'sweet-smelling' drink 'for alleviating insomnia' - study
SLEEPING through the night is not something everyone is always able to do, and there is a lot of advice to be found around improving your quality of sleep, and adopting healthy sleep routines. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Classifying idiopathic rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder, controls, and mild Parkinson's disease using gait parameters - Cochen De Cock V, Dotov D, Lacombe S, Picot MC, Galtier F, Driss V, Giovanni C, Geny C, Abril B, Damm L, Janaqi S.
BACKGROUND: Subtle gait changes associated with idiopathic rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder (iRBD) could allow early detection of subjects with future synucleinopathies. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to create a multiclass model, u... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Evaluating the risk of toxicity and adverse drug interactions involving recreational GHB use and prescribed drugs - Ricci G, Busard ò F, Gibelli F, Sirignano A, Brunetti P.
INTRODUCTION: : GHB is a small molecule and is present in the human CNS. Exogenously, GHB is administered orally in the form of sodium oxybate to treat cataplexy and excessive daytime sleepiness in patients with narcolepsy, and to manage alcohol withdrawal... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The Psychomotor Vigilance Test as a measure of alertness and sleep inertia in people with central disorders of hypersomnolence - Trotti LM, Saini P, Bremer E, Mariano C, Moron D, Rye DB, Bliwise DL.
STUDY OBJECTIVES: The central disorders of hypersomnolence (CDH) manifest with daytime sleepiness, often accompanied by cognitive symptoms. OBJECTIVE tests characterizing cognitive dysfunction may have diagnostic utility. Further, because some peop... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

NHS Wales: 'I spent four nights in A&E waiting for a bed'
John Evans had to sleep in a chair until a bed became available. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Easy wins: better than a warm cup of milk, read for six minutes before bed for good sleep
Committing to six minutes of reading a night before bed sounds easy – and it is. Not only can it improve sleep and reduce stress, but you’ll be better read tooWe ’re all on a never-ending pursuit to perfect the art of good shuteye. Theories abound, so it is easy to find yourself in a maze of advice, mindfulness techniques and mum’s advice about the magic of a cup of warm milk at night.But one tactic I found ticked all my boxes: reading for just six minutes before you go to sleep. Relaxing your brain in a way that Netflix before bed just can ’t, this simple trick has both improved my sleep and ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 19, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Maddie Thomas\ Tags: Sleep Books Life and style Psychology Australian lifestyle Health & wellbeing Source Type: news

Sleep and violence perpetration: a review of biological and environmental substrates - Paiva T, Canas-Simi ão H.
Violence is a worldwide societal burden that negatively impacts individual health, wellbeing and economic development. Evidence suggests a bidirectional relationship between sleep changes and violence. This review details, evaluates and discusses the biolo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

The diagnostic value of sleep and vigilance tests in central disorders of hypersomnolence - Mathis J, Andres D, Schmitt W, Bassetti CL, Hess CW, Schreier DR.
STUDY OBJECTIVES: This retrospective cross sectional observational study explored the diagnostic value of selected sleep and vigilance tests (SVT) beyond the multiple sleep latency test to differentiate between various central disorders of hypersomnolence ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Google Assistant Changed Its White Noise Sound and People Are Pissed [Update: It's Fixed]
Even kids are noticing the change, and it's interrupting some users' sleep routines. #peoplearepissed (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to sleep: New study determines how voices and sounds impact your sleep
SLEEP is integral for a healthy body and mind. Many know that to ensure a good night's rest, what you eat and drink prior can have an impact. So can sounds and voices a new study reveals. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mental Health Services Help Health Workers Improve HIV Services in Central America
By Jenny Alc ázar, Communications SpecialistJanuary 18, 2022" During the pandemic, there have been a lot of stressful moments,” says Juan,* a health worker who helps clients return to treatment after missing their previous appointments. “And those were in addition to continuing to reach the goals of our HIV program.”It’s no secret that COVID-19 affects mental health and well-being for us all—but especially for health workers. Lack of knowledge about the disease, the spread of misinformation, and fear of contracting COVID-19 have taken a toll on our emotional and physical wel...
Source: IntraHealth International - January 18, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: HIV & AIDS COVID-19 Health Workers Source Type: news

Prevalence of insomnia and insomnia symptoms following mild-traumatic brain injury: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Montgomery MC, Baylan S, Gardani M.
Sleep is commonly disrupted following mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), however there is a lack of consensus in the existing literature regarding the prevalence of insomnia/insomnia symptoms after injury. The aim of this review was to conduct a systemati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

PROFESSOR GUY LESCHZINER looks at managing sleep apnoea 
PROFESSOR GUY LESCHZINER: One of the main risk factors for sleep apnoea is being overweight (especially if you carry fat around the neck). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Google changed the Assistant ’s white noise sound, and many aren’t happy about it
Google offers many ambient sounds from the Google Assistant, including one for white noise that might help block out noise to make it easier to sleep or study. But the company seemingly changed... #9to5google (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Our brain pays attention to unfamiliar voices during sleep, study finds
Hearing unfamiliar voices when asleep causes the human brain to tune in during non-rapid eye movement sleep (NREM), the first stage of sleep, researchers in Salzburg report. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brigadier General Charles McGee, one of the last surviving Tuskegee Airmen, dies at 102
Brig. Gen. Charles McGee, one of the last surviving Tuskegee Airmen, died Sunday morning in his sleep, according to a family spokesman. He was 102. #briggen #tuskegeeairmen #charlesmcgee #familyspokesman (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Celebrated Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee dies peacefully at 102
Charles McGee, a decorated military pilot with the pioneering all-black Tuskegee Airman who flew missions in three wars, died peacefully in his sleep. #tuskegeeairman #charlesmcgee #tuskegee (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sleep deprivation related to poor food choices for teens, study says
Youths who got less sleep also ate fewer vegetables and fruits, and drank more sugar-sweetened beverages than their counterparts, research showed. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - January 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Erin Blakemore Source Type: news

Life after lockdown: how do we best recover from the pandemic?
Two years of Covid have wreaked havoc with the nation ’s mental health. What can be learned from the survivors of other traumas and is there a way of thinking ourselves to a happier, healthier place?It was October 2020 when I realised I was going to have to ask for help. I ’ve always been anxious, but thanks to the pandemic, I developed debilitating health anxiety. A dire winter was coming and any respite we’d had over the summer felt like it was slipping away. I couldn’t get to sleep and when I finally did, I had nightmares. My stomach churned and my hands shoo k so badly I had to give up caffeine....
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 16, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Rebecca Seal Tags: Mental health Coronavirus Science Infectious diseases Society Medical research Source Type: news

How to sleep: Trataka for 45 minutes daily shown to enhance sleep quality – what is it?
STRUGGLING to sleep? If so, it's no problem as hundreds around the country find it difficult to fall asleep. Fortunately, there could be relief, all people need to do is ‘stare at a candle'. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

PROFESSOR GUY LESCHZINER: How to banish your insomnia without pills
PROFESSOR GUY LESCHZINER: Over 15 years as a neurologist specialising in sleep, I've treated every disorder under the sun (or perhaps I should say moon). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to beat the insomnia epidemic caused by Covid anxiety, PROFESSOR GUY LESCHZINER writes 
PROFESSOR GUY LESCHZINER: Whether as a symptom of long Covid or as a side-effect of living through heightened stress, the pandemic has had a terrible effect on the world of sleep. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Reducing Nighttime Checks Is Safe and Helps Patients Sleep Reducing Nighttime Checks Is Safe and Helps Patients Sleep
An algorithm can help doctors decide which hospitalized patients can safely skip routine checks of vital signs at night.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - January 14, 2022 Category: Surgery Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Measurement methods of fatigue, sleepiness, and sleep behaviour aboard ships: a systematic review - Kerkamm F, Dengler D, Eichler M, Materzok-K öppen D, Belz L, Neumann FA, Zyriax BC, Harth V, Oldenburg M.
Since seafarers are known to be exposed to numerous job-related stress factors that can cause fatigue, sleepiness, and disturbed sleep behaviour, the aim of this review was to provide an overview of the subjective and objective measurement methods of these... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 14, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Psychological wellbeing, worry, and resilience-based coping during CoViD-19 in relation to sleep quality - Tousignant OH, Hopkins SW, Stark AM, Fireman GD.
The current study evaluated the impact of psychological wellbeing on sleep quality during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. A novel empirical model tested variables that mediate and moderate this impact. First, a relationship was established between psyc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 14, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Sleep: A simple and easy trick to fall asleep within a matter of minutes
IF YOU are not one of the lucky ones who are able to rest their head on the pillow and immediately fall asleep, what can be done to turn things around? It could be simple, really. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can talk therapy help you sleep better?
Addressing the reasons behind insomnia is an alternative to medication. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - January 13, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Imaging Detects Preoperative Cardiac Changes in Children With OSA Imaging Detects Preoperative Cardiac Changes in Children With OSA
Cardiac imaging measures were similar between pediatric patients with obstructive sleep apnea and controls after tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy procedures, despite preop differences.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 13, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

How to sleep: The common shower habit you should stop doing at night - expert insight
MILLIONS across the nation contend with sleep deprivation on a daily basis, yet there is no one-fits-all solution to sleep woes. General advice includes One body of research implies that a common shower mistake may lower the chances of successful sleep. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Time of day, time of sleep, and time on task effects on sleepiness and cognitive performance of bus drivers - Maghsoudipour M, Moradi R, Moghimi S, Ancoli-Israel S, DeYoung PN, Malhotra A.
PURPOSE: Optimal cognitive performance might prevent vehicle accidents. Identifying time-related circadian and homeostatic parameters having an impact on cognitive performance of drivers may be crucial to optimize drivers' performance. METHODS: In ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Validating Insomnia Severity Index (ISI) in a Bangladeshi population: using classical test theory and Rasch analysis - Mamun MA, Alimoradi Z, Gozal D, Manzar MD, Brostr öm A, Lin CY, Huang RY, Pakpour AH.
The COVID-19 outbreak is associated with sleep problems and mental health issues among individuals. Therefore, there is a need to assess sleep efficiency during this tough period. Unfortunately, the commonly used instrument on insomnia severity-the Insomni... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Sorting Out Sleep Complaints in Children With AD Can Be Complex Sorting Out Sleep Complaints in Children With AD Can Be Complex
An estimated 50% of children with atopic dermatitis struggle with sleep problems.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - January 12, 2022 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Why You Shouldn ’t Exercise to Lose Weight
Many of us are lacing up our sneakers and starting (or restarting) exercise regimens in hopes of shedding unwanted pounds. Unquestionably, aiming to be more active is a good thing. But if the main reason is to lose weight, your New Year’s resolution could very well backfire. For starters, exercise—at least the kind most of us do—is typically ineffective for weight loss. Take walking, for example. A 150-pound person who walks briskly for 30 minutes will burn, on average, around 140 calories. That’s equal to one can of soda—not exactly a great return on your investment of time and effort. It&rsq...
Source: TIME: Health - January 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Robert J. Davis Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Sleep can help remember faces and names, study finds
Better recall of people's names and faces may be a matter of improved sleep, a study published Wednesday by the journal NPJ: Science of Learning found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Headspace Health acquires mental wellness tracking, sleep app maker Sayana
Headspace said the deal will improve its ability to personalize users'experiences. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 12, 2022 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Heavy Snoring in Early Pregnancy Linked to Insulin Resistance Heavy Snoring in Early Pregnancy Linked to Insulin Resistance
A new study suggests severe maternal sleep-disordered breathing increases insulin resistance, which may take place as early as the first trimester of pregnancy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - January 12, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Illness incidence, psychological characteristics, and sleep in dogsled drivers during the Iditarod trail sled dog race - Blakeson MC, Jerome SP, Walsh NP, Schagatay E, Hanstock HG.
INTRODUCTION: Every March, dogsled drivers (mushers) compete in a 1569-km race across Alaska, involving physical exertion, mental exertion, and sleep deprivation for up to 2 wk. These factors may increase mushers' vulnerability to illness, making them a re... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

What Is the Main Cause of Restless Leg Syndrome?
Title: What Is the Main Cause of Restless Leg Syndrome?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/12/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Sleep General)
Source: MedicineNet Sleep General - January 12, 2022 Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: news

Melatonin for Sleep: How the Aid Works
The “vampire hormone” can act like a dose of sunset, tricking your body into feeling like it’s time to sleep. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amelia Nierenberg Tags: Quarantine (Life and Culture) Sleep Content Type: Service Melatonin (Hormone) Dreams Insomnia Psychology and Psychologists Anxiety and Stress Sedatives Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Jet Lag Source Type: news

Later School Start Times Boost Parents' Health, Too
TUESDAY, Jan. 11, 2022 -- For several years, a leading U.S. pediatricians'group has called for middle and high schools to start later in the morning, to help these young people get the right amount of sleep. Now, new research suggests that students... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 11, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news